Bible Studies

May 9th, 2024 - 2 Timothy 2:8-19

Bible Study

Correct Doctrine

 

For tonight's Bible Study we were in 2 Timothy 2:8-19 again:

"8 Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

11 It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him:

12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:

13 If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

14 Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.

15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

16 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

17 And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;

18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.

19 Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity." 2 Timothy 2:8-19


Pastor reminded us we should:


Other Bible verses from tonight's study:

 

John 21:15-17

 

2 Timothy 4:2 - "

2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;

4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables."

 

1 Thess. 5:14 - "Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men."

 

We, believers are to know the Bible well enough to be able answer questions and to warn those that are following the wrong doctrine!


We pray you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior. If you don't, please settle it today.

May 5th, 2024 - 2 Timothy 2:8-19

Bible Study

For our Bible study, we studied in 2 Timothy 2:8-19.

"8 Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

11 It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him:

12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:

13 If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

14 Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.

15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

16 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

17 And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus;

18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.

19 Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity." 2 Timothy 2:8-19

We discussed how words that have no profit should be abstained from (v.14) and how this means many different things. We also spoke about how false teachers, as they speak about in the end of verse 16, can lead people down ungodly paths.

May 1st, 2024 - Psalms 62:8-12

Bible Study

For our Bible study tonight we re-read our study from Sunday in Psalms, Chapter 62 with verses 8-12.

"Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah. Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity. Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God. Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work." Psalms 62:8-12

We then read many supporting verses different than Sunday night (see below).

We spoke about how God promised to save as many as would come to repentance and how we need to have patience, longsuffering, and understand this as followers of Jesus.

We spoke about how God's plan of salvation through Jesus Christ is the cornerstone - the foundation - of our faith and our knowledge, that this is the truth. That sometimes, as Jeremiah 12:1 says, it can seem like the wicked prosper; however, that limited prosperity is based in this temporary, finite realm. Eternity awaits them - a sad day for them, if they have not come to repentance.

It can be difficult to understand or accept the timeframes that God has laid before us as we yearn for His presence and God's perfect justice. Stay the course, brothers and sisters. Our King is coming; He will come in His perfect timing.

Other verses we read tonight:

2 Peter 3:9

Isaiah 5:19

Isaiah 28:16

Psalms 78:41

Jeremiah 12:1

Psalms 46:10

Do you know the peace, understanding, and grace that comes from knowing the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior? If you don't, please settle it today. We pray that you do and that - if you do know Him - you're serving God with the life He gave you. God is so good to us all. Far better than we deserve. ❤️🙏

April 28th, 2024 - Psalms 62:8

Bible Study

For our Bible study, we studied again in Psalms, Chapter 62 with verse 8.

"Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah." Psalms 62:8

We spoke about how easy it can be to focus on the riches and vain things of this world and be lost in them. Blessings from God are given to us to be good stewards of. God is our refuge, riches are fleeting. As Proverbs 23:5 says, "...for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven." It all comes as quickly as it goes.

If we labor for the things of God and put Him at the forefront of our lives, we add many blessings and riches to our life - and He can bless us with abundance that we may never even be able to dream of. But it is all His to give and His to take away.

We pray you are blessed and have sight of the blessings He gives. They are present even in struggle and turmoil. He is always with us, guiding us in ways we often can't see until much later in our journey with Him.

Other verses from tonight's Bible study:

Psalms 32:7

Isaiah 32:2

Proverbs 23:4-5

1 Timothy 6:17-19

Romans 13:1

Philippians 4:12

We pray that you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior. If you don't, please settle it today. ❤️🙏

April 24th, 2024 - Psalms 62:8-12

Bible Study

For our Bible study tonight we re-read our study from Sunday in Psalms, Chapter 62 with verses 8-12.

"Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah. Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity. Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God. Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work." Psalms 62:8-12

We then read many supporting verses different than Sunday night (see below).

We spoke about how God promised to save as many as would come to repentance and how we need to have patience, longsuffering, and understand this as followers of Jesus.

We spoke about how God's plan of salvation through Jesus Christ is the cornerstone - the foundation - of our faith and our knowledge, that this is the truth. That sometimes, as Jeremiah 12:1 says, it can seem like the wicked prosper; however, that limited prosperity is based in this temporary, finite realm. Eternity awaits them - a sad day for them, if they have not come to repentance.

It can be difficult to understand or accept the timeframes that God has laid before us as we yearn for His presence and God's perfect justice. Stay the course, brothers and sisters. Our King is coming; He will come in His perfect timing.

Other verses we read tonight:

2 Peter 3:9

Isaiah 5:19

Isaiah 28:16

Psalms 78:41

Jeremiah 12:1

Psalms 46:10

Do you know the peace, understanding, and grace that comes from knowing the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior? If you don't, please settle it today. We pray that you do and that - if you do know Him - you're serving God with the life He gave you. God is so good to us all. Far better than we deserve. ❤️🙏

April 21st, 2024 - Psalms 62:8-12

Bible Study

For our Bible study, we studied in Psalms, Chapter 62 with verses 8-12

"Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah. Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity. Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God. Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work." Psalms 62:8-12

We spoke about how trust in God is our refuge from trouble. Faith helps us cope with the difficulties life can throw our way. It is when we start to lean on our own understanding, our own trusts (in the world, in ourselves, in other things), we end up being in more difficult times (Proverbs 3:5-6). As verse 8 points out, He is our refuge; like the old hymn says, 🎶"A shelter in the time of storm" 🎶

We spoke about how it all turns to vanity and vexation of spirit (Ecclesiastes 1:14), as Solomon points out. When we don't have God as our foundation, all things we build up is futile because it will crumble and disintegrate. The only things we form that are worthwhile in our lives are things built upon God and His Word.

We discussed mercy, which belongs to the Lord (v.12), and how He offers it to us despite what we deserve.

Selah, or "think on these things".

We hope you'll think on them. Contemplate what God created you for. In all of Creation, He knew that life needed one of you.

We pray that you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior. If you don't, please settle it today. ❤️🙏

April 17th, 2024 - Psalms 62:5-7

Bible Study

For our Bible study tonight we continued our study in Psalms, Chapter 62 with verses 5-7.

"My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved. In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God." Psalms 62:5-7

We then read many supporting verses (see below). Each verse spoke about how God is our protector. Our shield and our refuse. They spoke about how He is immovable, a Rock, solid. We discussed many ways that this affects our lives as believers, letting us rest in His strength and the truth of His protection and defense. It is simple at its core, but difficult to let our flesh to realize since our flesh carries so much concern and worry for itself, but - in the Holy Spirit of the living God - we can rest, peacefully.

We also spoke about how our spirit, when we know God, seems unphased by physical changes with Pastor and Brother Steve reminiscing about loved ones who, though physically in pain, were spiritually at rest. What a blessing these signs from our God are.

Other verses we read tonight:

Isaiah 44:6-8

Romans 8:19-23

Deuteronomy 32:3-4, 31

Psalms 16:8

Psalms 3:3

Psalms 91:1-2, 9-10

Do you know the peace that comes from knowing the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior? If you don't, please settle it today. We pray you do and that you're serving God with the life He gave you. God is so good to us all.

April 14th, 2024 - Psalms 62:1-4

Bible Study

Tonight we were blessed with a couple of visitors. One visitor, Justin, shared his testimony. It was great to hear how God has worked throughout his life.

For our Bible study, we studied in Psalms, Chapter 62 with verses 1-4.

"(To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.) Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved. How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence. They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah." Psalms 62:1-4

We spoke about how it is from Jesus that our salvation comes and that He is our rock and our salvation (v.2). We also looked up 2 Timothy 2:3, reading to wait upon God and how, tying it back to our text in Psalms, David did this and was able to endure hardness, and how David had troubles when not following God - including his own son wanting to kill him. David had many enemies, but always was grounded in his faith in God.

We discussed how Christians have not tried to destroy other beliefs or religions. We, in America, have evenly openly allowed all sorts of worship despite our founding being on God and the truth of Jesus Christ. Our study also included the last verse's end, "Selah" which means to "think on these things."

We hope you'll think on them. We at Jordan Valley Baptist Church hope and pray that you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior. If you don't, please settle it today. The seasons and signs show that very soon... it may be too late.

Thank you to our visitors for coming and learning and growing in the knowledge of God through His Holy Word, testimonies, and favorite hymns. We were blessed by your presence and hope to see you again soon. Cheers & God bless. ♥️🙏

April 10th, 2024 - Exodus 12:1-8, 21-36

Bible Study

Tonight we had a short Bible study regarding five houses. Our main passage started in Exodus Chapter 12 and verses 1 through 8 and 21 through 36. We also read: Exodus 11:1 and John 1:29. You can read all of Exodus Chapter 12 here.

We have God's people, the Israelites, in bondage in Egypt. We spoke briefly about the previous nine plagues, but the focus is on the final - on Passover and how your house responds to the Lord.

You have five houses:

House 1: *Didn't believe the warning.*

House 2: "There could be something to this warning, but we've got plenty of time if we should decide to."

House 3: *Killed lamb but did not apply blood*

House 4: *Killed lamb & applied the blood, but it was a sickly lamb, only paid 5 bucks for it*

House 5: *Did not understand it all, but believed because God said it. Not much faith, but did exactly what was required by God.*

There are many ways you could lead your household.

What house will you be?

Jesus Christ is our perfect passover Lamb. He paid it all. Will you accept His gift and have simple faith in God's Word? Click here if you'd like to know how you can be saved.

April 7th, 2024 - Matthew 28:9-20

Bible Study

Tonight we continued our study in Matthew Chapter 28 with verses 9-20. You can see all of Matthew Chapter 28 KJV here.

We continued our study of Matthew tonight and finished out the book of Matthew. We started in Verse 9 as we saw the disciples running and falling at the Lord's feet to worship Him. What a blessing it will be to do this one day and praise Him for His sacrifice for our sins. We spoke about how the Jewish people, through the chief priests and elders, conspired to hush the soldiers through monetary gain to say that the disciples had stolen Jesus' body (v.11-14). Sadly many Jewish people believe this to this day (v.15).

We spoke about how it was interesting that the scriptures said that "some doubted" (v.17) meaning that more than just Thomas had doubts about the Lord's resurrection. Jesus divinely claimed, "All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth." (v.18) We also spoke about how some mischaracterize what Jesus is commanding in verse 19 as they believe that baptism is required for salvation because of this verse. But he was speaking about spreading the good news and making disciples and pupils of God's word and of Jesus' life and ministry. We spoke about how clear this was with the story of the thief on the cross.

We wrapped up our study of Matthew ending with the final part of the last verse of the book in which our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ tells us "...lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world." How amazing it is that Jesus gives us such peace that He is with us always.

As always, we at Jordan Valley Baptist Church hope and pray that you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior. If you don't, please settle it today. The signs show that very soon... it may be too late.

April 3rd, 2024 - Matthew 27:62-66, 28:1-8

Bible Study

Tonight we continued our study in Matthew Chapter 27 with verses 62 through the end of the chapter and continuing into chapter 28 through verse . You can see all of Matthew Chapter 27 here and all of Chapter 28 here.

We continued our study starting with verse 62 where the chief priests and Pharisees came to Pilate asking him to "command" there be a guard / protection for the grave (v.64). We spoke about how how they claimed Jesus was "that deceiver" (v.63) and how many people in power claim others to be doing the things they are. Pilate stays the course, as he did in the judgment of Jesus, allowing the chief priests and Pharisees to set up a guard, but not being a part of it (v.65).

As we kept reading into Chapter 28, we reminisced a bit about Jesus appearing first to the women, as we had previously discussed (v.1), and spoke about the appearance of the angel (v.2-4) and how he appeared with a great earthquake (v.2) and a look that struck fear in the keepers of the grave. We also discussed how many angels in the Bible state, "Fear not" or "Be not afraid" just as he spoke this way to Mary Magdalene and Mary, the mother of Jesus.

If you're reading this, and you're not a member or don't know our church, we'd love for you to join us - whether it be for Sunday morning, evening, or Wednesday night service. We have a great time with testimonies, favorite hymns, and Bible studies on Sunday evening and Wednesday evening services and Pastor Doctor always has a great message each week. You can see some of his sermons here and some of our bible studies here.

March 31st, 2024 - Matthew 27: 45-61

Bible Study

Tonight we continued our study in Matthew Chapter 27 with verses 45 through 61. You can see all of Matthew Chapter 27 KJV here.

Beginning in verse 45 we see where Jesus, being crucified, and there is darkness across the land for three hours. After this, Jesus cried out in a loud voice saying, "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?" We discussed how the following verse (v.46) points to the historical truth of the Bible, showing that Matthew wrote down the sayings of the crowd - as they, not realizing what Jesus was speaking, thought He was speaking about the prophet Elias (v.47).

We spoke about how when the veil was torn (v.51), communication with God opened up. Matthew continues his recording of the event with the centurion and those that were with him and how they in their amazement and fear came to know Jesus as Savior, saying, "Truly this was the Son of God." (v.54) We also spoke about how Jospeh of Arimathaea, a rich man, came to Pilate and begged for the body of Jesus (v.58).

Do you know our Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior? We pray you do. If not, please take care of it today. You can visit our page here to find out, biblically, how you can know you're saved. ♥️🙏

March 27th, 2024 - Matthew 27: 27-44

Bible Study

Tonight we continued our study in Matthew Chapter 27 with verses 27 through 44. You can see all of Matthew Chapter 27 here.

We continued our study starting with verse 27 where Jesus' torture, humiliation, and sacrifice is described in detail beginning with the band of soldiers stripping Him and putting a scarlet robe on Him (v. 28). They put the crown of thorns on His head, a reed in His hand, and bowed down, mocking Him, saying "Hail, King of the Jews." (v. 29) We won't go into any more details as you can read the disgusting acts of the vile people yourself with the remainder of the passage. The amazing thing about all of this is that Jesus could have stopped it at any time, but He knew He had to complete the task - to reconcile us with God. 🥹❤️

Do you know our Savior, Jesus Christ? Do you know about His precious holy blood that was shed for you on Calvary's tree, that old rugged cross, to pay for your sin debt? Did you know He thought about you while He was there? We pray you know Him as your Savior and if you don't, please make that ever-so-important decision today.

March 24th, 2024 - Matthew 27: 15-26

Bible Study

Tonight we continued our study in Matthew Chapter 27 with verses 15 through 26. You can see all of Matthew Chapter 27 KJV here.

Beginning in verse 15 we see where Jesus is brought before the chief priests and elders along with a man, Barabbas, who was a "notable prisoner" (verse 16). We spoke about how the chief priests and elders had envy for Jesus (verse 18), discussing about his notoriety, knowledge of the scriptures, and affecting their livelihood by taking people away from their religious practices. They envied him in many ways.

We continued our study into verse 19 and how difficult it can be to think of a man who, after hearing his wife worried about a dream she had, still took to the worldly counsel and, washing his hands of the innocent blood - showing that he knew Jesus was innocent (verse 24) - catered to the crowd, scourging Jesus and continuing our Savior along the path God had ordained so long ago. All for our debts, as sinners. 🥹 It all is so beautiful and we are not worthy, only Jesus is. 

Do you know Jesus as your Savior? We pray you do. If not, please settle it today. You can visit our page here to find out, biblically, how you can know you're saved. ♥️🙏

March 20th, 2024 - Matthew 26:69-75, 27:1-14

Bible Study

Tonight we continued our study in Matthew Chapter 26 with verses 57 through 68 continuing on into Matthew 27 with verses 1 through 14. You can see all of Matthew Chapter 26 KJV here and Matthew 27 KJV here.

We continued our study starting with Peter's three denials of knowing Jesus (26:70,72,74) and then his subsequent remembering of Jesus a very short time beforehand telling Peter he would deny Jesus three times before the Rooster crowed... and then in the latter part of verse 74 him remembering upon the cock crewing. 😞

We continued into Chapter 27, reading about Judas' attempt to take his payment back to the chief priests and elders (27:3). We spoke about how the chief priests knew of Jesus' innocence and did not want to take the money back. Judas, feeling "worldly sorrow" (as opposed to Godly sorrow), went out, feeling bad for what he had done, and hung himself. We spoke about the questions, Will Judas be in heaven? It is unknown. While our earnest hope is that he did repent, truthfully, it does not appear to be so based on what we see in the scriptures.

We ended our study speaking about how amazing it was that Jesus was asked and prodded by many being interrogated by the chief priests and elders and not speaking a single word to all the interrogation. The governor, as any of us, marveled greatly at this (27:14)

Do you know Jesus as your Savior? We truly hope so. If not, please visit our page here to find out, biblically, how you can know you're saved. ♥️🙏

March 17th, 2024 - Matthew 26:57-68

Bible Study

Tonight we continued our study in Matthew Chapter 26 with verses 57 through 68. You can see all of Matthew Chapter 26 KJV here.

We spoke about how, after Jesus was captured, Peter followed them afar off. Brother Steve noted how the high priest's dwelling was spoken of as a palace (verse 58) which mimics that of some of the prosperity preachers of today, using God's word and His grace and mercy to attain wealth and status, not seeking after God's own heart or will for their lives.We continued our study, talking about how the religious leaders had to find false witnesses to speak against Jesus and they couldn't find any but finally found two. The second witness the Bible never mentions what he said against Jesus, but the first talks about how Jesus claimed if they destroyed the temple he could rebuild it in three days. We discussed how it seemed odd that this led to the high priest asking, "I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God." (verse 63)

We read on to see how Jesus responds and how this angers the high priest to the point where he tore his clothes, calling Jesus a blasphemer and all of the lot of them saying Jesus is guilty of death. The final part of this passage is heart-breaking at its very core as we see the first part of the suffering, pain, and humiliation Jesus would endure for our sin-debt.

Do you know Jesus as your Savior? We truly hope so. If not, please visit our page here to find out, biblically, how you can know you're saved. ♥️🙏

March 13th, 2024 - Matthew 26:39-56

Bible Study

Tonight we continued our study in Matthew Chapter 26 with verses 39 through 56. You can see Matthew Chapter 26 KJV here.

Here we find Jesus, the man, praying and pleading with God to "let this cup pass from me:" As a man, Jesus felt all the feelings a man would who knew His own fate, as Jesus did. He knew the immense suffering and pain He was about to endure and while He asked God to take it away, ultimately He knew it was what needed to happen, yielding to God's will in the end of verse 39, "not as I will, but as thou wilt."

The disciples that went with Him fell asleep while He was praying - twice. We should stand vigilant in our belief and following of our Lord. Each and every one of us could take a lesson with this as we all fall asleep at times in our walk with the Lord. Stay steadfast and vigilant to follow Him - it surely seems He is coming soon.

Other supporting verses we read tonight (click on them to read them):

Luke 22:39-46

Luke 22:31-38

As Jesus said to the disciples with Him in the garden as He prayed... "the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." We must, therefore, stay steadfast and vigilant in spirit as our flesh will never be able to. The Lord Jesus Christ is coming again. The signs show that it could be very soon. Check out this for more about Jesus' return.

Our earnest hope at Jordan Valley Baptist Church is that you know Him as your personal Savior. And if you don't, we hope you'll repent and put your faith and trust in Jesus Christ. Before it's too late. 🙏

March 7th, 2024 - Matthew 26:6-16

Bible Study

Tonight we studied in Matthew Chapter 26, verses 6 through 16. You can see Matthew Chapter 26 KJV here.

Here we find a story of Jesus meeting in the house of Simon the leper whom He had already cleansed. A woman came to him at this house with an alabaster box of very precious ointment and she poured it on Jesus' head.

The disciples thought it was foolish and were upset with her for doing such a thing, considering it a waste as they could have sold the ointment to help the poor. However, Jesus says in verse 10, "Why trouble ye the woman? for she hath wrought a good work upon me." continuing into verse 11-13 saying, "For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always. For in that she hath poured this ointment on my body, she did it for my burial. Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this gospel shall be preached in the whole world, there shall also this, that this woman hath done, be told for a memorial of her."

This woman heeded the call the Lord had on her life and gave something great unto Jesus, our Savior. And our Lord, being blessed by her, stated that she would be remembered for doing such a thing for Him.

Other supporting verses we read tonight (click on them to read them):

Matthew 11:5

John 12:4-6

John 13:2

Luke 7:22

Hebrews 6:10

Our Savior lives today and is coming back soon! How blessed are those who heed His call on their lives, just like the woman here with the alabaster box of ointment. We at Jordan Valley Baptist Church hope you know Him. And if you don't, we hope you'll repent and turn to Him. Before it's too late. 🙏

February 28th, 2024 - Canceled due to weather

February 21st, 2024 - John Chapter 10:1-21

Bible Study

Tonight we studied in John Chapter 10, verses 1 through 21. You can see John Chapter 10 KJV here.

Jesus speaks a parable here, The Parable of the Good Shepherd. In these 21 verses we see a lot of wisdom and knowledge from our Lord. He teaches that those whom He calls know His voice. What a treasure this is. As the good Shepherd, He keeps us safe from those who would seek to destroy us and we know His voice and heed His warnings.

We also can draw many parallels to today's church. In these verses, He speaks about those only hired to watch the flock and how they can lead their flocks astray. We see this in religious leaders, even today, who preach a false gospel and lead people away from the truth of Jesus Christ, damaging their flock, hurting those who seek the truth.

Verses 16 through 18 show us clearly His plan to lay His life down, willingly, for His flock - us, as believers in Him. He laid His life down on the cross for us and shed His precious, Holy blood as an atonement for our sins. He also speaks clearly about His power to not only lay His life down for us, but to pick it back up again in His miraculous, bodily resurrection.

Our Savior lives today and is coming back soon! We at Jordan Valley Baptist Church hope you know Him. And if you don't, we hope you'll repent and turn to Him. Before it's too late. 🙏